- Solar Wind Energy Tower (SWET) Receives Notice of Patent Allowance Covering Alternative Energy Technology
May 23 2013 3:00 PM ET
- HomeAdvisor Retains The Abbi Agency to Lead Public Relations Campaign
May 23 2013 12:38 PM ET
HomeAdvisor, a top online destination for home repair and improvement, has hired Nevada-based digital engagement firm, The Abbi Agency, to collaborate on public relations strategy. In this capacity, The Abbi Agency will lead publicity for new product launches, position HomeAdvisor spokespeople and assist in the development of social media campaigns.
- Black American Obesity Examined In The Latest FinancesOnline.com Article
May 23 2013 12:36 PM ET
According to the latest “Obesity and the Black American: Causes, Culture, Consequences, and Cost” article published recently at FinancesOnline.com the wailing and flailing of health experts on obesity is fully justified. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2012 report points out that 33.0% of U.S. adults aged 20 and over are overweight, 35.7% are obese, and 6.3% are extremely obese. This and other alarming facts are highlighted in this investigative article. In particular, the article focuses on a sector that seems to be most at risk for obesity -- African Americans.
- White Oaks Wealth Advisors Inc.'s Sharon Bloodworth Receives 2013 Women in Business Award
May 23 2013 12:33 PM ET
White Oaks Wealth Advisors Inc, an independent and private wealth management firm in Minneapolis, MN is excited to announce Sharon Bloodworth, President, as a 2013 Women in Business Award winner.
- ClickSoftware Announces 2013 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders to be Held on July 8, 2013
May 23 2013 12:27 PM ET
BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. (NasdaqGS: CKSW) (the "Company") the leading provider of automated mobile workforce management and optimization solutions for the service industry, announced that its 2013 Annual General Meeting of shareholders (the "AGM") will be held on July 8, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. Israel time, at the offices of the Company at Azorim Park, Oren Building, 94 Em-Hamoshavot Road, Petach Tikva, Israel.
- Fluke Calibration 2700G Series Reference Pressure Gauges provide a highly accurate, versatile pressure measurement solution
May 23 2013 12:26 PM ET
EVERETT, Wash., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fluke Calibration, a leader in precision calibration instrumentation and software, introduces the 2700G Series Reference Pressure Gauges. The nine easy to use, rugged, and reliable models are ideal for calibration labs and instrument shops that need an affordable, highly accurate pressure measurement solution.
- The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita & Beyond, 1950 - 1990
May 23 2013 12:26 PM ET
SAN FRANCISCO, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are pleased to announce The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita & Beyond, 1950 - 1990, an exhibition of approximately 150 pieces created by the renowned Italian jeweler over four decades. This exclusive exhibition will highlight jewelry that defined a pivotal period in Italian design, and will include many pieces from the personal collection of Elizabeth Taylor.
- Mobile Tech Finds Wine in No Time with New OCR Integration into Vivino App
May 23 2013 12:25 PM ET
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivino, the highest ranked wine app in the U.S. App Store, has integrated new Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to improve the service's overall match rate. One year ago, 48 percent of wine labels were successfully matched. Today, that match rate increased to 86 percent due to the improved OCR technology.
- Saddleback Memorial Surgeon First on the West Coast to Perform Single-Site Robotic Hysterectomy
May 23 2013 12:24 PM ET
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saddleback Memorial Medical Center in Laguna Hills, CA recently became the first hospital on the West Coast to perform a hysterectomy using single site robotic technology. This new surgical option provides women with a state-of-the-art, minimally invasive approach to gynecological surgery.
- AT&T 4G LTE Takes Top Spot In Boston In 2013 PCWorld/TechHive Speed Tests
May 23 2013 12:24 PM ET
- 2013 Hurricane Season Activity Predicted To Be Above Average
May 23 2013 12:22 PM ET
- Ellington Management Group Names Steven M. Abreu Head of Mortgage Originations
May 23 2013 12:21 PM ET
OLD GREENWICH, Conn., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellington Management Group today announced that Steven M. Abreu, 48, the former president of GMAC Mortgage, has joined Ellington in a new role as Head of Mortgage Originations.
Abreu will lead the firm's efforts to acquire one or more mortgage originators. It is anticipated that any such acquisitions will be made by Ellington Financial (NYSE: EFC), and that post-acquisition Abreu will oversee both agency and non-agency mortgage originations, including refinancings, purchase loans, and retention of servicing rights.
- Wiley X®, Inc. Honors America's Heroes This Memorial Day
May 23 2013 12:20 PM ET
LIVERMORE, Calif., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Day — which falls on Monday, May 27 this year — means many things to Americans. It's the start of the summer holiday season and is marked by millions "hitting the road" in that great American tradition known as the family road trip. Others use the three-day weekend to celebrate with friends and family closer to home, marking the occasion with backyard barbecues, beach parties or family reunions.
- New Pathian Optimal Building Pressure Control (POBPC®) Process Proven to Help Companies Reduce Overall Energy Usage by up to 30 Percent
May 23 2013 12:19 PM ET
CINCINNATI, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pathian, an energy consultancy specializing in the optimization of complex mechanical systems for large and multi-unit facilities, announced that its Pathian Optimal Building Pressure Control (POBPC®) process has proven to help hospitals reduce their overall energy usage by 25–30 percent.
- New-car Sales To Improve 6 Percent In May With Help From Memorial Day Weekend Sale Events
May 23 2013 12:18 PM ET
IRVINE, Calif., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New-car sales will hit 15.0 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) in May, which is an expected 6 percent year-over-year improvement, according to Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new and used car information.
- Yachdav Celebration Highlights 50 Congregations Using New Models to Engage in Jewish Education
May 23 2013 12:15 PM ET
NEW YORK, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Coalition of Innovating Congregations, a network of congregations supported by The Jewish Education Project and the Experiment in Congregational Education of HUC-JIR, hosted its annual Yachdav Celebration: The Story of our Success for the 50 congregations that participated in the Coalition's programs on May 9th at City Winery in New York.
- Covered California Announces Plans and Rates for 2014
May 23 2013 12:15 PM ET
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Covered California™ today announced 13 diverse health insurance plans that will offer in 2014, affordable, quality health care coverage to millions of Californians. The plans reflect a mix of large non-profit and commercial plan leaders, along with well-known Medi-Cal and regional plans.
- Solar Lease Financing Arrives in New Mexico
May 23 2013 12:12 PM ET
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Affordable Solar announced that its retail business is offering a solar panel leasing program to residential customers in New Mexico. For less than the monthly cost of their electric bills, many New Mexicans can now use renewable solar energy to help power their homes.
- Kafi D. Blumenfield To Step Down as President and CEO of Liberty Hill Foundation
May 23 2013 12:11 PM ET
LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kafi D. Blumenfield has informed Liberty Hill Foundation's Board of Directors of her intention to step down as President and CEO. Kafi's departure date has not been finalized but is expected to occur no later than the first of the year. Kafi notified the Board months in advance to provide it sufficient time to implement a carefully managed executive transition plan.
- Royal Dutch Shell plc - Buyback of Own Shares
May 23 2013 12:10 PM ET
LONDON, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A)(NYSE: RDS.B) announces that on 23 May, 2013 it purchased for cancellation 1,110,497 "B" Shares at a price of 2317.59 pence per share.
Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,797,974,999 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,565,278,713